Area of Operations: Baltimore Canyon Trough, Wilmington Canyon, Georges Bank, North Atlantic Bight, Middle Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 26, 1976 to October 31, 1976
Objectives: Deploy 2 tripods to monitor sediment transport, one on the southern flank of Georges Bank (#116) and one in the Baltimore Canyon Trough area (#117) on the continental shelf. Obtain cross-shelf temperature measurements to position the shelf-slope water boundary near the tripods and assist current meter data interpretation.
Type of Activity: Mooring work
Information to be derived: Time series data
Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#117 Baltimore Canyon Trough, #116 Georges Bank, both recovered FA 76047 OCEANUS 17 Dec. 3-10, 1976); XBTs: 21.
USGS Project Number: EA-PO
Contact: Brad Butman (email@example.com)